A recent ‘report’ on antisemitism at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine (TFOM) points to Jewish influence, not oppression, within the University of Toronto. Reaction to the dubious article highlights anti-Palestinianism. Recently, TFOM’s outgoing Senior Advisor on Anti-Semitism Ayelet Kuper published “Reflections on addressing antisemitism in a Canadian faculty of medicine” in the Canadian Medical Education... Continue Reading →
A blow to the Israel lobby
A large campaign that forced the University of Toronto to re-offer a job to Valentina Azarova is a blow to the Israel lobby. But her rejection of the position highlights the lobby’s power to torment individuals. A year ago a University of Toronto law school hiring committee unanimously selected Azarova to direct its International Human... Continue Reading →
Judge cozies up to Israel lobby in conflict of interest
Even the appearance of a conflict of interest should be enough to dissuade any prudent public official, especially a judge, from an action. As such, it’s baffling that former Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell would accept an invitation to speak at two Israel lobby groups’ conference while overseeing an inquiry into whether a former official... Continue Reading →
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